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The Hill We Climb
— Amanda Gorman
When day comes, we ask ourselves where can we find light in this never ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade. We braved the belly of the b...
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Baby Biddie, Just What do you call Two Mexican Firefighters?
— Nobody Nose
This Saturday Night A rainy night I sit and think about My Baby Brigid's eyebrows They're just as thick as mine. I know about them - have seen her Eyeb...
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The Defence of Lucknow
— Alfred Lord Tennyson
I BANNER of England, not for a season, O banner of Britain, hast thou Floated in conquering battle or flapt to the battle-cry! Never with mightier glory...
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Tamar
— Robinson Jeffers
I A night the half-moon was like a dancing-girl, No, like a drunkard's last half-dollar Shoved on the polished bar of the eastern hill-range, Young Caul...
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White Fields
— James Stephens
I In the winter time we go Walking in the fields of snow; Where there is no grass at all; Where the top of every wall, Every fence, and every tree, I...
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Batuschka
— Thomas Bailey Aldrich
[Author's Note: The title means "little father" or "dear little father", a term of endearment applied to the Tsar in Russian folk-song. --T.B.A.] From ...
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Lancelot And Elaine
— Alfred Lord Tennyson
Elaine the fair, Elaine the loveable, Elaine, the lily maid of Astolat, High in her chamber up a tower to the east Guarded the sacred shield of Lance...
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Ode To Liberty
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
Yet, Freedom, yet, thy banner, torn but flying, Streams like a thunder-storm against the wind.--BYRON. I. A glorious people vibrated again The lightnin...
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Time, Real And Imaginary
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge
On the wide level of a mountain's head, (I knew not where, but 'twas some faery place) Their pinions, ostrich-like, for sails out-spread, Two lovely chi...
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Ode To A Nightingale
— John Keats
My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute p...
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A Watch In The Night
— Algernon Charles Swinburne
Watchman, what of the night? - Storm and thunder and rain, Lights that waver and wane, Leaving the watchfires unlit. Only the balefires are bright, ...
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To My Land
— Rachel Bluwstein
I cannot offer you, my land, In praise, heroic deeds; One tree I planted on the way Which to the Jordan leads. One narrow path to my feet yields, W...
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H. Baptism II
— George Herbert
Since, Lord, to thee A narrow way and little gate Is all the passage, on my infancy Thou didst lay hold, and antedate My faith in me. O let me still W...
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The Chimney Sweeper: A Little Black Thing Among The Snow
— William Blake
A little black thing among the snow, Crying 'weep! 'weep!' in notes of woe! 'Where are thy father and mother? say?' 'They are both gone up to the church...
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Complaint
— William Carlos Williams
They call me and I go. It is a frozen road past midnight, a dust of snow caught in the rigid wheeltracks. The door opens. I smile, enter and shak...
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Columbus Cheney
— Edgar Lee Masters
This weeping willow! Why do you not plant a few For the millions of children not yet born, As well as for us? Are they not non-existent, or cells asleep...
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You are the light...
— Nobody Nose
...of my eyes! This is what my grandmother used to say to my brother. He was her darling. She loved him dearly. After a long period of time of being se...
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Some, too fragile for winter winds
— Emily Dickinson
Some, too fragile for winter winds The thoughtful grave encloses— Tenderly tucking them in from frost Before their feet are cold. Never the treasures i...
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Birth And Death
— Algernon Charles Swinburne
Birth and death, twin-sister and twin-brother, Night and day, on all things that draw breath, Reign, while time keeps friends with one another Birth a...
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At the War Office, London.
— Thomas Hardy
I Last year I called this world of gain-givings The darkest thinkable, and questioned sadly If my own land could heave its pulse less gladly, So ch...
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James I
— Rudyard Kipling
1603-25 The child of Mary Queen of Scots, A shifty mother's shiftless son, Bred up among intrigues and plots, Learned in all things, wise in none. Unga...
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Pine Forest
— Gabriela Mistral
Let us go now into the forest. Trees will pass by your face, and I will stop and offer you to them, but they cannot bend down. The night watches over it...
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Song Of Proserpine While Gathering Flowers On The Plain Of Enna
— Percy Bysshe Shelley
Sacred Goddess, Mother Earth, Thou from whose immortal bosom Gods and men and beasts have birth, Leaf and blade, and bud and blossom, Breathe ...
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Dorothy Day- Patron Saint Of The Working Class.
— Liam Ó Comáin
Dear Dorothy, as an authentic Revolutionary of God, Please intercede for All of humanity So that the love of Christ- He for us and we for Him- Will tran...
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I'd Love To Be A Fairy's Child
— Robert Graves
Children born of fairy stock Never need for shirt or frock, Never want for food or fire, Always get their hearts desire: Jingle pockets full of gold, Ma...
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